12 Gauge Shotgun Shells

The most popular shotgun gauge in the world is the 12 gauge. Not only is it manufactured in a variety of loads that make it a great choice for hunting any North American game, but the 12 gauge is also effective as a home-defense cartridge. Learn More

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  1. Remington 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1 oz. #8 Shot Ammunition

    30 In stock now

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    $9.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • Upland Game
    • 1 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 36¢ Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU GL128
    • UPC 047700039800
  2. Winchester 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of #8 Shot Ammunition

    17 In stock now

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    $89.99 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Shot
    • 1-1/8 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 36¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU AA128
    • UPC 020892004849
  3. Winchester AA Sporting Clay 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 1-1/8 oz. #7-1/2 Shot Ammunition

    6 In stock now

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    $93.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Discount Shot
    • 37.2¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU AASC127
    • UPC 020892014008
  4. Winchester AA Lite Handicap 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1 oz. #7-1/2 Shot Ammunition

    40 In stock now

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    $9.49 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Discount Shot
    • 38¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU AAHLA127
    • UPC 020892014176
  5. Estate Game and Target 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of #6 Shot Ammunition

    67 In stock now

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    $9.50 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Estate Cartridge

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Estate Cartridge
    • Discount Shot
    • 1 oz.
    • #6 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 38¢ Cost Per Round
    • Estate Cartridge SKU GTL12 6
    • UPC 604544365467
  6. Fiocchi 12 ga Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1 oz. #7 Shot (Steel) Ammunition

    1 In stock now

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    $9.50 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Discount Shot
    • 1 oz.
    • #7 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 38¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 12SLR7
    • UPC 762344703510
  7. Fiocchi 12 ga Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1-1/8 oz. #8 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

    22 In stock now

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    $9.50 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Discount Shot
    • 1-1/8 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 38¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 12WRNO8
    • UPC 762344701660
  8. Federal 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1 oz. #7 Shot (Steel) Ammunition

    78 In stock now

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    $9.50 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Discount Shot
    • 1 oz.
    • #7 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 38¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU FRS12 7
    • UPC 029465027148
  9. Fiocchi 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of High Velocity 2-3/4" 1-1/4 oz. #5 Shot Ammunition

    5 In stock now

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    $94.99 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Upland Game
    • 1-1/4 oz.
    • #5 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 38¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 12HV5
    • UPC 762344851013
  10. Winchester 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 1 oz. #8 Shot Ammunition

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    $99.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Discount Shot
    • 1 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
  11. Fiocchi High Velocity 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 2-3/4" 1-1/5 oz. #7-1/2 Shot Ammunition

    7 In stock now

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    $9.99 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Upland Game
    • 40¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 12HV1157
    • UPC 762344710907
  12. Winchester 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #8 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

    74 In stock now

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    $10.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Discount Shot
    • 7/8 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 40¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU AA12FL8
    • UPC 020892011250
  13. Fiocchi 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1-1/4 oz. #6 Shot Ammunition

    40 In stock now

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    $10.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Upland Game
    • 1-1/4 oz.
    • #6 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 40¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 12HV6
    • UPC 762344700274
  14. Winchester AA Sporting Clay 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1-1/8 oz. #7-1/2 Shot Ammunition

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    $10.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Discount Shot
    • 40¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU AASC127
    • UPC 020892013995
  15. Fiocchi 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 2-3/4" HV 1-1/4 oz. #5 Shot Ammunition

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    $10.25 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Upland Game
    • 1-1/4 oz.
    • #5 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 41¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 12HV5
    • UPC 762344700267
  16. Fiocchi 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 3" 1-1/8 oz. #2 Shot Speed Steel Shot Ammunition

    38 In stock now

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    $10.49 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Waterfowl
    • 1-1/8 oz.
    • #2 Shot Bullet
    • 3" Shell Length
    • 42¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 123ST2
    • UPC 762344702186
  17. Federal 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 1-1/4 oz. #4 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

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    $105.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Discount Shot
    • 1-1/4 oz.
    • #4 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 42¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU H126 4
    • UPC 50029465001389
  18. Winchester 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1-1/8 oz. #7-1/2 Shot Ammunition

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    $10.50 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Discount Shot
    • 42¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU AAHA127
    • UPC 020892014077
  19. Winchester 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1-1/8 oz. #8 Shot Ammunition

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    $10.50 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • 1-1/8 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 42¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU AAM128
    • UPC 020892004351
  20. Winchester 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1-1/8 oz. #9 Shot Ammunition

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    $10.95 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Discount Shot
    • 1-1/8 oz.
    • #9 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 43.8¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU AA129
    • UPC 020892004436
  21. Sellier and Bellot 12 ga Ammo - 250 Rounds of 00 Buck Ammunition

    19 In stock now
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    $110.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot

  22. Sellier and Bellot 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 2-3/4" 1-1/8 oz. #1 Buck Ammunition

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    $109.99 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot

    • 1-1/8 oz.
    • #1 Buck Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
  23. Fiocchi 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 3" 1-1/4 oz. #2 Shot Ammunition

    19 In stock now

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    Image For 25 Rounds Of 1-1/4 oz. #2 Shot Zinc Plated Steel 12 Gauge Fiocchi Ammunition
    $11.50 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Waterfowl
    • 1-1/4 oz.
    • #2 Shot Bullet
    • Zinc Plated Steel Casing
    • 3" Shell Length
    • 46¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 123SGW2
    • UPC 762344705804
  24. Sellier and Bellot 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 1-1/4 oz. 00 Buck Ammunition

    19 In stock now

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    $115.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot

    • 1-1/4 oz.
    • #00 Buck Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
  25. Winchester AA Lite Handicap 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1 oz. #8 Shot Ammunition

    43 In stock now

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    $11.99 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Discount Shot
    • 1 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 48¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU AAHLA128
    • UPC 020892014190
  26. Sellier and Bellot 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 1-1/4 oz. #4 Buck Ammunition

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    $119.99 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot

    • 1-1/4 oz.
    • #4 Buck Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
  27. Fiocchi Golden Waterfowl 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 3" 1-1/4 oz. #3 Steel Shot Ammunition

    11 In stock now

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    $12.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Waterfowl
    • 1-1/4 oz.
    • #3 Shot Bullet
    • 3" Shell Length
    • 48¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 123SGW3
    • UPC 762344705552
  28. Winchester 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of #8 Shot Ammunition

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    $12.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Discount Shot
    • 1-1/8 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 48¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU AA128
    • UPC 020892004429
  29. Winchester 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1-1/8 oz. BB (Steel) Ammunition

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    $12.50 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Waterfowl
    • 1-1/8 oz.
    • BB Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 50¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU WEX12HBB
    • UPC 020892017160
  30. Winchester Super-X XPERT 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of #3 Steel Shot Ammunition

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    $12.50 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Waterfowl
    • 1-1/8 oz.
    • #3 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 50¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU WEX12H3
    • UPC 020892017207
  31. Winchester Super-X Xpert 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1-1/8 oz. #2 Shot Ammunition

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    $12.50 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Waterfowl
    • 1-1/8 oz.
    • #2 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 50¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU WEX12H2
    • UPC 020892017184
  32. Federal 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1-1/4 oz. #4 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

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    $13.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Discount Shot
    • 1-1/4 oz.
    • #4 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 52¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU H126 4
    • UPC 029465001384
  33. Sellier and Bellot 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 1-1/4 oz. #4 Buck Ammunition

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    $135.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot

    • 1-1/4 oz.
    • #4 Buck Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
  34. Winchester Super-X Xpert HV 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 2-3/4" 1-1/8 oz. #4 Shot Ammunition

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    $13.50 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Waterfowl
    • 1-1/8 oz.
    • #4 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 54¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU WEX12H4
    • UPC 020892017221
  35. Fiocchi 3Gun 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 2-3/4" #00 Buck Ammunition

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    $135.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Buck Shot
    • 54¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 12BK3G00
    • UPC 762344856513
  36. Fiocchi 12 ga Ammo - 250 Rounds of 00 Buck Ammunition

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    $137.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Discount Buck Shot
    • 54.8¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 12HV00BK
    • UPC 762344851860
  37. Fiocchi 12 ga Ammo - 250 Rounds of 00 Buck Ammunition

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    $139.99 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Buck Shot
    • 56¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 12LE00BK
    • UPC 762344851853
  38. Winchester Super-X Xpert HV 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1-1/4 oz. BB Steel Shot Ammunition

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    $14.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Waterfowl
    • 1-1/4 oz.
    • BB Shot Bullet
    • 3" Shell Length
    • 56¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU WEX123HBB
    • UPC 020892015432
  39. Sellier and Bellot 12 ga Ammo - 10 Rounds of #1 Buck Ammunition

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    $5.75 Price

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    • 10 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot

    • 1-1/8 oz.
    • #1 Buck Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
  40. Winchester AA TrAAcker 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 2-3/4" #7.5 Shot Orange Tracker Ammunition

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    $14.50 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • 58¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU AASC127TO
    • UPC 020892022058
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Used by hunters, sport shooters, military and law enforcement – the 12 gauge is the most used shotgun to this day, and it has existed in its current cartridge configuration since the late 1800s.

Shotgun shell casings were originally full-length brass or paper hulls with a brass base. Some were sold loaded, but it was also possible to buy them primed and unloaded (which allowed the shooter to load the shell as they desired). In 1884, Frank Chamberlin patented a machine with the ability to load 1,500 shotshells per hour, a remarkable feat at the time. Within 10 years, Chamberlin had become a direct competitor with Winchester and the Union Metallic Cartridge Company. Unfortunately, this was the beginning of the end for Chamberlin, as he was competing against his suppliers. Chamberlin left the ammunition industry by 1900, and focused instead on trapshooting devices.

Shotgun ammo technology grew by leaps and bounds in the first 50 years of the 1900s. Brass hulls were replaced by paper hulls, and smokeless powder (cleaner and more powerful) replaced black powder. Remington blazed the trail with new products for shotgunners, including the introduction of its Model 870 shotgun in 1951. Nine years later, Remington introduced shotgun shells with plastic hulls – which featured a more robust case and kept the contents of the case dry even in the field. Within the next year, O.F. Mossberg & Sons introduced their iconic pump shotgun, the Model 500.

Shotgun shells commonly fire shot or slug projectiles. Shot is usually made up of pellets of lead or steel, but shot loads of tungsten and bismuth are also available. Pellet sizes vary between 0.36” (000 Buck) and 0.08” (#9 shot). Shotguns are used to hunt birds of all sizes – some jurisdictions even allow hunting with shotguns for large game, including deer.

Shotgun slugs are single solid projectiles designed for hunting large game closer than 100 yards. They work well in hunting because the large size transfers high energy into the target. Some shotgun barrels spin the slug with rifling for added accuracy, while other slugs are wrapped in a sabot – which is designed to increase range and accuracy of the slug in exchange for projectile weight and energy transfer.

The use of the 12 gauge for self defense is once again on the rise, and specialty ammunition is being produced – including options for low recoil, and combinations of buckshot and smaller pellets. Proficiency with a shotgun for self defense comes more quickly than it does with a handgun, due to the greater inherent accuracy of a long gun. Additionally, 12 gauge shotguns enjoy the advantage of imparting greater energy than a handgun, as well as having decreased issues with over-penetration.

From personal protection to many different types of hunting, the 12 gauge is a good choice for many tasks – which is why this shotgun ammunition will likely remain popular for a long time to come.

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